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Philadelphia Dog Bite Attorney


Top rated Philadelphia Dog Bite Attorney John Fox speaks about his 30 year career as a top rated trial attorney and Personal Injury Lawyer in Philadelphia PA. John Fox handles all cases at Fox Law.

Philadelphia Dog Bite Attorney


John represented me in an injury case when the responsible party gave me a run-around. I was very impressed with Mr. Fox’s honesty, experience, and knowledge of law. I am pleased with the quick and fair settlement he obtained for me. He has my highest recommendation. ~Joseph L Kozikowski

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$100,000 settlement in Philadelphia  County (full homeowner’s policy limits) involving a woman hit by an out of control, unleashed large dog causing her to fracture her leg which required surgery and extensive physical therapy.

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Philadelphia Dog Bite AttorneyA dog can cause permanent scars or serious injury.  Every dog related injury is unique. Victims may suffer injury when they fall while running away from a dog that was chasing them or when they are knocked over by an aggressive dog. Even if you weren’t actually bitten, you may deserve compensation for your injuries if a dog wasn’t on a leash and tried to attack you.

Dogs may react when they feel threatened, scared, or want to protect their owners. Some are even trained to be vicious. Dog owners are responsible for the actions of their animals – they must follow leash laws and dog bite laws for the area where they live and places they visit.

Pennsylvania law imposes strict liability for all damages where the dog bite injury is severe or the dog previously engaged in dangerous behavior.  Pennsylvania also imposes strict liability for medical bills even without bad behavior on the part of the dog or its owner.  In other cases, victims can recover full compensation if the dog owner was negligent or violated an animal control law.

In Pennsylvania, a dog bite injury victim is entitled to full compensation if the dog has previously bitten another person without justification or indicated a tendency to do so.  If the dog has never bitten before, Pennsylvania dog bite injury law offers two different remedies that depend upon the degree of injury.

Pennsylvania dog owners are liable for dog bite injury when a person is bitten, based simply on owning the dog that did the biting. Fortunately for all persons who are involved, the victim’s legal damages are covered by most homeowners and renters insurance policies purchased by dog owners, and by general liability policies that insure businesses and public entities.

If you or your child is the victim of a dog bite injury, you deserve compensation for the medical bills, lost wages, scars, and pain and suffering.




  • 25 years of Trial Experience

  • Top Rated Philadelphia Dog Bite Attorney

  • The “Fox Law Strategy”

  • When you call John Fox, you get John Fox.

  • Personal Attention to You

“Do you know how many lawyers have not been to trial in years?  Insurance companies do.  Don’t bring a knife to a gun fight.  Insurance companies hire trial lawyers.  You should, too. ” ~John Fox, Philadelphia Dog Bite Attorney & Dog Bite Lawyer

Philadelphia Dog Bite AttorneyWhat makes John Fox a Top Philadelphia Dog Bite Attorney?

Experience. Reputation. Results.

John Fox is respected by his peers. He is a top trial attorney with over 25 years of experience and a record of excellent results. John Fox is aggressive, dedicated and experienced in the courtroom.  He is skilled in handling large cases involving serious injury. John Fox has earned the respect of his peers through his extensive litigation and trial experience. Many lawyers refer their personal injury clients to John Fox.

A former defense attorney for a fortune 500 company John Fox has vast experience with insurance companies.  John Fox knows how personal injury cases are defended.  He puts his defense experience to work for you, successfully representing personal injury victims.”Put my 25 years of trial experience defending personal injury claims to work for you.  I know how to defend cases, which means I know how to win them.” ~John Fox, Philadelphia Dog Bite Attorney

Philadelphia Dog Bite AttorneyWhat is the Fox Law Strategy?

“The Fox Law Strategy is to thoroughly prepare each case for trial from the beginning. Although most cases do settle before trial, cases that are thoroughly prepared for trial from the start have the strongest negotiating leverage and result in the best settlements.  It is important that you choose a lawyer who is prepared to take your case to trial. Some injury lawyers have no intention of going to trial. Their strategy from the beginning is to settle the case.  This weakens their negotiating leverage. Choosing a lawyer who will thoroughly prepare your case for trial from the beginning strengthens your negotiating leverage.” ~John Fox, Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyer & Trial Accident Attorney

Choosing the Best Lawyer

Choosing the right lawyer can make the difference between winning and losing your case or how much you recover. Unlike large firms where you rarely speak with the top attorney, John Fox will personally handle your case. When you call John Fox, you get John Fox.

How do I choose a Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyer?  Hire the lawyer, not the law firm.  That is who is handling your case. ~John Fox, Philadelphia Dog Bite Attorney

We take pride in Personal Attention.

Fox Law takes pride in the personal attention we give our clients.  John Fox will personally keep you updated and informed.  He will promptly return your phone calls. John Fox prides himself in offering top legal representation and personal attention.

Philadelphia Dog Bite AttorneyJohn Fox welcomes you to contact him for a prompt and free consultation regarding your case.

No case is too big or too small for an evaluation.  John Fox welcomes the opportunity to represent you. In your consultation, your case will be discussed and the facts will be reviewed and evaluated. If Fox Law accepts your case, it will be handled on a Contingency Basis, which means you pay nothing. Fox Law carries all of the costs and assumes all of the risks when we accept your car accident case.

FOX LAW is conveniently located at Two Logan Square in Center City Philadelphia, serving Philadelphia County, Delaware County, Montgomery County, Bucks County, Chester County, and Lehigh County. For your convenience, John Fox makes house calls, when necessary.


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Fox Law, P.C.
100 North 18th Street, Suite 2030
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
Phone: 215-568-6868

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John Fox has been a practicing AV Preeminent rated personal injury Lawyer since 1980. John Fox's litigation and trial experience encompasses trucking accidents with catastrophic injuries; automobile accidents; premises liability lawsuits; tanker truck accidents; environmental claims, national fraternity personal injury cases, medical malpractice, and business dispute litigation.

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